(6) Set your limits:
You might be having a bad phase in your life but you don’t need to share that with everyone. Set your limits and disclose your secrets, weaknesses, and vulnerabilities to the ones you can really trust.
Don’t let everyone interfere in your life. This will protect you from getting used by the toxic family members.
(7) Always appreciate and be giving:
Forgiveness is difficult to give and holidays are the best time for it. Always appreciate the positivity in your family members, be giving and forgive them if they have hurt you.
But do remember, that forgiving doesn’t mean letting them in your life. Maintain the distance but don’t cherish negative feelings towards them.
(8) Give yourself time to heal:
It’s obvious for you to get hurt by the negativity of some family members. Give yourself time to heal. Nobody told you that you need to be best friends with them.
Take your time, allow yourself to get rid of your hurt and then be at peace with their positivity.
Be happy for the ones you love and the ones who love you. Family gatherings are the best time where you can enjoy without worrying about anything else.
If you can deal with the negativity of the toxic family members, you will absolutely fine. Good luck and happy holidays!
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